The defence attorney for a former Goldman Sachs programmer accused of stealing the investment bank's high-frequency trading code has asked a Manhattan judge for a mistrial.
The courtroom was closed while the jurors discussed their conflict with Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Daniel Conviser, with the attorneys in the case present.
Conviser said in open court that one of the jurors had expressed concern that food had been tampered with, but he did not elaborate. He also said that both jurors had told him they could continue deliberating.
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